Rochester Posed Winners Announced

Downtown Rochester held its 7th Annual Rochester Posed event on Thursday, October 3. During the event twenty-two participating businesses turned their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed was Album Covers. Attendees were dazzled by a variety of mannequin displays including The Go-Gos, Elton John and Abbey Road. “Rochester Posed is one of my favorite events," said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Do You Still Listen to Records?

Dear Crabby, I see this year’s theme for Rochester Posed is “Album Covers.” Since the graphic includes a record, it got me wondering if you’re a fan of vinyl. Records seem to be all the rage these days. Thanks! Gary Gramophone Dear Gary Gramophone, Ain’t it funny how things become popular again? Shoot. I can remember when CDs were the ‘it’ thing in the late 1980s. Throw away your records! You want this smaller, newer fandangled thing. And I’ll admit, CDs were pretty cool. A lot … [Read more...]

I Love the 80s in Downtown Rochester

Rochester Posed A "RAD" evening in Downtown Rochester is planned as the best-loved 80’s movie and television characters come to life. Downtown Rochester’s sixth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 4, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is I Love the 80s, including timeless favorites such as The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink and Raiders … [Read more...]

Who You Going to Call a Rochester Posed Winner?

Ghostbusters! Downtown Rochester held its fifth annual Rochester Posed event on Thursday, October 5, 2017. During the event twenty participating businesses turned their storefront windows into live mannequin displays.  This year’s theme for Rochester Posed was Science Fiction. Attendees were dazzled by a variety of mannequin displays including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Avatar, and Game of Thrones. “Rochester Posed is one of my favorite events said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the … [Read more...]

Cinematic Movie Characters Come to Life in Downtown Rochester

Downtown Rochester’s fifth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 5 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is Science Fiction, including timeless favorites such as Ghost Busters and Star Wars. “This is a must see event that appeals to people of all ages,” said Jenna O'Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development … [Read more...]

Pirates of the Caribbean make the Best Mannequins

Downtown Rochester held its fourth annual Rochester Posed event on Thursday, October 6, 2016. During the event nineteen participating businesses turned their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed was Classic Movies. Attendees were dazzled by a variety of mannequin displays including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Grease, and Forrest Gump. “Rochester Posed is one of my favorite events said Stephanie Hellebuyck, Events Coordinator of the Rochester … [Read more...]

Two Thumbs Up for Rochester Posed

Prepare to step into a cinematic world as your best-loved movie characters come to life. Downtown Rochester’s fourth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 6 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is Classic Movies, including timeless favorites such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Forrest Gump. “This is a must see event that appeals to people of … [Read more...]

Once Upon a Time in Downtown Rochester…

Prepare to step into a world of enchantment as your best-loved Fairy Tale characters come to life. Downtown Rochester’s third annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 1 from 6 - 8 pm. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is Fairy Tales, including timeless favorites such as Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel. “This is a must see event that appeals to people of … [Read more...]

Announcing the Winners of Rochester Posed

Downtown Rochester’s second annual Rochester Posed event was held last night, October 2. Participating downtown Rochester businesses turned their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed was classic TV of the 60s and 70s. The 2014 Rochester Posed is presented by Lake Trust Credit Union and Downtown Rochester. Downtown Rochester estimates that the event brought about 5,000 people to Downtown Rochester between 5 and 9 p.m. Live mannequins were … [Read more...]

Main Street Oakland County Honors 11 Communities at Gala Celebration

Farmington and its Downtown Development Authority (DDA) took home five honors Friday at the Main Street Oakland County awards celebration at the Royal Oak Music Theater. Downtown development groups from Ferndale, Holly, Pontiac and Rochester each picked up three awards during the event, which honors members of the Main Street Oakland County (MSOC) program for their community development efforts. Other Main Street-member communities recognized Friday were Clawson, Franklin, Highland Township, … [Read more...]